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Carrier Wasp in the western Pacific Ocean, 6 Aug 1945Japanese B7A aircraft crashing into the sea off the starboard bow of USS Wasp, off Japan, 9 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note two Fletcher-class destroyers in foreground
Carrier Wasp in the western Pacific Ocean, 6 Aug 1945Japanese B7A aircraft crashing into the sea off the starboard bow of USS Wasp, off Japan, 9 Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2; note two Fletcher-class destroyers in foreground
Japanese B7A aircraft crashing into the sea off the starboard bow of USS Wasp, off Japan, 9 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2; note two Fletcher-class destroyers in foregroundUSS Wasp (lower right) and other Essex-class carriers, escorted by battleships, cruisers, and destroyers of Task Force 38 maneuvering off Japan, 17 Aug 1945
Japanese B7A aircraft crashing into the sea off the starboard bow of USS Wasp, off Japan, 9 Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2; note two Fletcher-class destroyers in foregroundUSS Wasp (lower right) and other Essex-class carriers, escorted by battleships, cruisers, and destroyers of Task Force 38 maneuvering off Japan, 17 Aug 1945
The US Third Fleet steaming in tight formation for a photo opportunity as close to 200 airplanes fly overhead, 22 Aug 1945. Photo taken from USS Wasp (Essex-class). Carrier seen is almost certainly the USS Randolph.The US Third Fleet steaming in tight formation for a photo opportunity as close to 200 airplanes fly overhead, 22 Aug 1945. Photo taken from USS Wasp (Essex-class). Note five Light Carriers.
The US Third Fleet steaming in tight formation for a photo opportunity as close to 200 airplanes fly overhead, 22 Aug 1945. Photo taken from USS Wasp (Essex-class). Carrier seen is almost certainly the USS Randolph.The US Third Fleet steaming in tight formation for a photo opportunity as close to 200 airplanes fly overhead, 22 Aug 1945. Photo taken from USS Wasp (Essex-class). Note five Light Carriers.
Heavy seas getting heavier as USS Wasp (Essex-class) steams into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.Heavy seas getting heavier as USS Wasp (Essex-class) steams into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.
Heavy seas getting heavier as USS Wasp (Essex-class) steams into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.Heavy seas getting heavier as USS Wasp (Essex-class) steams into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) in heavy sea as the ship steamed into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.USS Wasp (Essex-class) rolls in heavy sea as the ship steamed into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) in heavy sea as the ship steamed into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.USS Wasp (Essex-class) rolls in heavy sea as the ship steamed into a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) taking white water over the bow in a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945. She would soon take green water over the bow that collapsed 35 feet of the flight deck.USS Wasp (Essex-class) with the leading 35 feet of her flight deck collapsed by a typhoon two days earlier, 27 Aug 1945 south of Japan.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) taking white water over the bow in a typhoon south of Japan, 25 Aug 1945. She would soon take green water over the bow that collapsed 35 feet of the flight deck.USS Wasp (Essex-class) with the leading 35 feet of her flight deck collapsed by a typhoon two days earlier, 27 Aug 1945 south of Japan.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) with the leading 35 feet of her flight deck collapsed by a typhoon two days earlier, 27 Aug 1945 south of Japan.Allied Prisoners of War in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, leave messages of thanks on the roofs of their huts for supplies dropped to them from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class), 28 Aug 1945
USS Wasp (Essex-class) with the leading 35 feet of her flight deck collapsed by a typhoon two days earlier, 27 Aug 1945 south of Japan.Allied Prisoners of War in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, leave messages of thanks on the roofs of their huts for supplies dropped to them from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class), 28 Aug 1945
TBM Avengers from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) dropping more supplies for POWs in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, 28 Aug 1945The bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Wasp (Essex-class) packed with clusters of sea bags filled with supplies to be dropped by parachute on prisoner of war camps holding US servicemen in Japan, 28 Aug 1945
TBM Avengers from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) dropping more supplies for POWs in the Narumi sub-camp No 11 in Nagoya, Japan, 28 Aug 1945The bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Wasp (Essex-class) packed with clusters of sea bags filled with supplies to be dropped by parachute on prisoner of war camps holding US servicemen in Japan, 28 Aug 1945
USS Wasp (Essex-class) hangar deck set up to accommodate 810 wounded transferred from the fleet for transportation to Hawaii after Wasp was ordered to the rear with typhoon damage to the flight deck, 31 Aug 1945USS Wasp (Essex-class) shifting berths at the New York Navy Yard Annex at Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 16 Nov 1945. Wasp had just been fitted out as a troop transport for Operation Magic Carpet.
USS Wasp (Essex-class) hangar deck set up to accommodate 810 wounded transferred from the fleet for transportation to Hawaii after Wasp was ordered to the rear with typhoon damage to the flight deck, 31 Aug 1945USS Wasp (Essex-class) shifting berths at the New York Navy Yard Annex at Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, 16 Nov 1945. Wasp had just been fitted out as a troop transport for Operation Magic Carpet.
USS Wasp in drydock, Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, late Apr 1952; note damage caused by collision with USS HobsonStarboard side view of USS Wasp, circa 1953
USS Wasp in drydock, Bayonne, New Jersey, United States, late Apr 1952; note damage caused by collision with USS HobsonStarboard side view of USS Wasp, circa 1953

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